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June 21, 2022

Protected: POSTERS: Surprise, Surprise! When it Comes to Reading, Is Scarier Better?

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June 1, 2022

Plan Ahead for Next Year: 10 Read Alouds That Will Keep Your Most Reluctant Readers Reading

May 5, 2022

How to Know You’re Ready for the Best Library Program: GoAlexandria!

When you find yourself wanting quicker ways to work and share library materials, Alexandria provides it. Here's a quick look at 12 things to celebrate about GoAlexandria Library.
April 1, 2022

7 Great Reasons to Love Alexandria’s Slideshows

Save time, streamline efficiencies, and help reading soar districtwide! What better way to showcase new books than with a quick, 5-words of code and post?
March 11, 2022

Banned Books Wanted Posters

Due to popular demand, we made some more “Wanted” posters to showcase books that have been challenged or banned. Download and print these posters for your library and help us fight for our right to read!
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May 22, 2015

How to Teach Students Poetry Through Music

Poetry is powerful and an important thing for students to learn. Think about it—what other form of literature has the ability to paint pictures in your mind, spark a fire in your heart, break the boundaries of grammar, all while displaying 10 essential literary elements? Oh, and did we mention […]
June 16, 2015

Book Review: Escape Reality with Candy and the Creepy Creatures of Abarat

In Clive Barker’s Abarat, readers meet 16-year-old Candy Quackenbush, a small-town girl with an alcoholic father and weak-willed mother. Candy knows there are more interesting places out there and longs for something weird. When Candy meets the John brothers, a creature with 1 body and 8 heads, she brings the […]
September 17, 2015

5 Books Better Read Aloud

Guest Post By: Ari Schjelderup Fall and winter are filled with many opportunities to read books in a quiet environment away from distraction. Right? Or is it a time filled with bustling around, getting things done, and going on adventures? Don’t give up on reading a good book! Have you […]
February 23, 2018
women's history month

March Library Posters for National Women’s History Month

In honor of women across the globe, in our past and to our future, we are excited to share our March Women’s Literary History posters. Decorate your library with these posters and celebrate with young and old patrons the phenomenal history of women.